Adepero Oduye has been forged within the upcoming Apple collection “5 Days at Memorial.”
Oduye joins beforehand introduced forged member Vera Farmiga. The collection relies on the Sheri Fink novel of the identical title. It chronicles the primary 5 days in a New Orleans, LA, hospital after Hurricane Katrina made landfall. When the floodwaters rose, the facility failed, and the warmth climbed, exhausted caregivers have been compelled to make life-and-death choices that haunted them for years to return.
Farmiga will star within the position of Dr. Anna Pou. Oduye will star as Karen Wynn, the nurse supervisor of the intensive care unit on the hospital and the top of the hospital’s ethics committee.
Oduye at the moment seems as Sarah Wilson within the Disney Plus-Marvel collection “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.” Her previous TV credit embody reveals like “When They See Us,” “The Feels,” and “Random Acts of Flyness.” On the function facet, she beforehand starred in “Pariah,” “12 Years a Slave,” “The Massive Brief,” “Widows,” and “Geostorm.”
She is repped by ICM and Washington Sq. Arts.
John Ridley and Carlton Cuse will co-write “5 Days at Memorial” along with serving as govt producers and co-showrunners. Fink will produce, with each Ridley and Cuse connected to direct as properly. ABC Signature, the place Ridley and Cuse are each underneath general offers, will produce.
Information of the casting comes on the identical day that Apple introduced a collection order for the anthology “The Crowded Room.” That present will star Tom Holland in Season 1 with Akiva Goldsman connected to jot down and govt produce.